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invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
abrogate - abolish
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
hibernal - wintry; wintery; of or like winter
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial